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Lovelorn man pens story of self-discovery in ad selling 'badass' guitar

Lovelorn man pens story of self-discovery in ad selling 'badass' guitar

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — It is a tale of a love grown weary, a journey of self-discovery and the road to recovery for a New Brunswick musician, heartsick over the demise of his nine-year romance.
Saskatchewan sites named in honour of teacher, aide who died in school shooting

Saskatchewan sites named in honour of teacher, aide who died in school shooting

REGINA — Two sites in northern Saskatchewan have been named in honour of a teacher and a teacher's aide who were fatally shot by a teenage gunman almost two years ago.
Canadians getting bad advice from the taxman, when they can get through: auditor

Canadians getting bad advice from the taxman, when they can get through: auditor

OTTAWA — Some taxpayers may be filing tax returns using erroneous information supplied by the Canada Revenue Agency, the federal auditor general warned Tuesday after tabling an audit that found just getting through to the department's helplines is an
New housing strategy could cut into child poverty rates, groups say

New housing strategy could cut into child poverty rates, groups say

OTTAWA — About 450,000 children are in families that depend on social assistance to pay the bills and the vast majority live below the poverty line, says a new report that hopes to prod the federal government to take additional steps to alleviate chi
A by-the-numbers look at the auditor general's report on the Phoenix pay system

A by-the-numbers look at the auditor general's report on the Phoenix pay system

OTTAWA — Auditor general Michael Ferguson has taken his first close look at the federal government's problem-plagued pay system known as Phoenix. Here are some numbers from the report: 290,000 : Federal employees the government has to pay regularly.
Highlights from the fall 2017 report of auditor general Michael Ferguson

Highlights from the fall 2017 report of auditor general Michael Ferguson

OTTAWA — Some of the key findings from the fall 2017 report of federal auditor general Michael Ferguson: — It is going to take years and "much more" than the original projected $540 million over three years to fix the chronic and ongoing problems wit
UofT prof documents ancient practice of carving churches out of rock

UofT prof documents ancient practice of carving churches out of rock

TORONTO — Ten years ago Michael Gervers visited an ancient church cut into the side of a cliff in a remote region of Ethiopia.
Bell Media confirms it is laying off local radio and TV employees

Bell Media confirms it is laying off local radio and TV employees

CALGARY — Bell Media is laying off employees, including prominent on-air personalities, at radio and TV stations across Canada. However, the company won't say how many, who or where.
'The piano has a story': Musical relic with scars from Halifax Explosion on sale

'The piano has a story': Musical relic with scars from Halifax Explosion on sale

HALIFAX — A musical relic that survived one of Halifax's darkest days with only minor scars is going up for sale.

Accused in Montreal terror trial won't present a defence; final arguments Dec. 4

MONTREAL — Lawyers for two young Montrealers have told a jury they won't mount a defence at their trial on terror-related charges.